Online Occupational Therapy Programs

Become a leader with an EKU Online doctorate in occupational therapy. Influence educational and healthcare policy. Be a catalyst for positive change.

Choose the best among online occupational therapy programs with Eastern Kentucky University! EKU has prepared students for success in occupational therapy since 1976. Today, the EKU Occupational Therapy Department is ranked 31st in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.


EKU is a regionally accredited, brick-and-mortar institution that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century.


The online occupational therapy doctoral program, a post-professional program, can be completed part-time in a little over two years, and may be tailored to your specific interests.


With an advanced degree, you will be prepared to advance your career in occupational therapy. Our faculty will challenge and inspire you through their scholarly work and professional experience.


At EKU, students come first. Our team of advisors, staff and faculty are dedicated to your success.

If you are an occupational therapist with a master’s degree looking to advance your existing career, contact us for more information about the EKU Online doctorate in occupational therapy.

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In states that have identified practicum experience a physical presence trigger, a student MAY not be able to have that experience in their state of residence. Please ask about your state at the time of inquiry. State authorization constraints prohibit students from Maryland from being accepted to this program.